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    • 25.05.10 | 22:33 (IDT)

    that people would stop using the logic of children in the playground. For adults it should be obvious that something doesn't magically go from being forbidden to being allowed just because someone else does it. You do not think that you are allowed to kill people because you read in the paper that someone got stabbed in a bar-fight. Likewise you should not think that Israel is allowed to do whatever it wants as long as there is someone else doing it as well. And for the record you also need to differentiate between the Turkish state and people of Turkish descent. I do hope I don't need to point out that they are not the same, but just in case: it is perfectly natural for Turks to have a different opinion from the Turkish government. It is not just in Israel that people can disagree with the policies of the state...

    from the article: Turkey to Israel: Lift blockade of Gaza
    First published 15:41 25.05.10 | Last updated 19:21 25.05.10
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